Education

Utah State University Blanding celebrated its class of 2022 on Friday, April 29. The graduating class consists of individuals earning 67 associate, 16 bachelor’s, three master’s degrees, and 87 certificates. Courtesy photo
Utah State University Blanding is proud to have celebrated its class of 2022 on Friday, April 29. The class of 2022 consists of individuals earning 67 associate, 16 bachelor’s, three master’s degrees and 87 certificates. “It is truly an exciting occasion to be here with you today—to celebrate the...
Members of the San Juan School Board approved a retention stipend for all staff, discussed administration of a state survey for students and received a report of a potential issue with the transportation budget at their April meeting. During their April 13 meeting members of the San Juan School...
San Juan Senior Ashlyn Bake is a recipient of the 2022 Daniels Scholarship Program
San Juan High School senior Ashlyn Bake is a recipient of the 2022 Daniels Scholarship Program. Blake is one of 34 Utah high school seniors selected for the scholarship, with over 240 students receiving the award from Colorado, New Mexico, and Wyoming. Ashlyn Bake, was also named a winner in the...
Monticello High School eighth grade student Jocelyn Francom (center) won the 2022 southeast Utah regional spelling bee. Also pictured are second place finisher Aly Bryner (right) and Jethro Denton (left) of Carbon County. Courtesy photo
Jocelyn Francom, an eighth-grade student at Monticello High school is the 2022 regional spelling bee champion. Francom clinched the title with a correct spelling of "pendulous." The 2022 Southeast Education Service Center (SESC) Spelling Bee was held at Green River High School on March 10. The SESC...
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22 high school seniors in San Juan County competed in the 2022 Southeastern Utah Sterling Scholar awards. Students from Monticello, Monument Valley, San Juan, and Whitehorse High Schools competed against scholars from Carbon, Emery, Grand, and Green River High School in academic categories at...
Monticello High School will host the 42nd Annual Southeastern Utah Sterling Scholar competition on March 28, 2022. The event is presented by the Larry H. & Gail Miller Family Foundation, the Deseret News and KSL with special thanks to Emery Telcom. A total of 26 San Juan County seniors will vie...
Katilyn Lyman receives her district Teacher of the Year award at a San Juan School District banquet on March 7. She is pictured here with San Juan School Superintendent Ron Nielson. Courtesy photo
Katilyn Lyman, a Special Education teacher at Albert R. Lyman (ARL) Middle School in Blanding, is the 2022 Teacher of the Year for the San Juan School District. Lyman was honored for her work at a March 7 banquet. ARL Principal Ryan Palmer said, "Mrs. Lyman is one of the most dedicated, passionate...
Finalizing program spend plans and sustainability fees, an update from the Utah state legislature, and when to build and how to fund a new Blanding Elementary School were all part of items discussed at the latest meeting of the San Juan School Board. Members of the San Juan School board finalized...
The San Juan School Board sent a letter to the state trust land administration, talked about fee waivers for students, and discussed plans for district buildings at their February meeting. Members of the school board met on February 9 where, for the second month in a row, they discussed fee waivers...
Utah State University Blanding has recently hired Kayla Atcitty to serve as the campus’ Sexual Violence Prevention Specialist. Atcitty will help implement and increase the impact of sexual misconduct prevention efforts through online campus events, social media and various other innovative student...

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